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Up to the minute current grant news from foundations and the federal government from around the Web.

Lilly Endowment Community Scholars
Foundation: Johnson Foundation , Warrick County Community Foundation, Lilly Endowment

The Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship, fully funded by Lilly Endowment, awarded the 2012 scholars: Austin Vaughn who plans to attend Purdue University and study veterinary medicine and Lindsey...more
$700,000 for Community Foundation for Southwest Washington
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Community Foundation for Southwest Washington

The Community Foundation for Southwest Washington received a new four-year, $700,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The homegrown philanthropic clearinghouse will consult nonprofit...more
More Than $84 Million Awarded by the Hewlett Foundation
Foundation: Hewlett Foundation

Around 199 nonprofit organizations received grants totaling more than $84 milion from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. These grants were given to those who support global development, the...more
Examples of Social Entrepreneurship Making a Difference

In this TechCrunch article, it tackles how social entrepreneurship is making a difference around the world and features social enterprises that are creating impact. Among the social entrepreneurs...more
Johns Hopkins President on Social Innovation in Baltimore

A meeting to discuss social innovation in the Baltimore area was held at the White House on June 6th. Several key leaders participated in the event, such as Robert J. Daniels, President of John...more
Nominations for the 2012 Russ Berrie Award for Making a Difference

The Russell Berrie Foundation, named after the late Russell Berrie, has recently announced that it is now seeking nominations for the 2012 Russ Berrie Award for Making a Difference. Angelica...more
Community Founation of Western Nevada Grants

Two nonprofit Carson City organizations that provide food for thought and for sustenance are the recipients of funds from the Community Foundation of Western Nevada. Brewery Arts Center was...more
Ball Brothers Foundation Awards More Than 50 Grants
Foundation: Ball Brothers Foundation

The Ball Brothers Foundation awarded more than 50 grants that amount to more than $6M for their first grant making this year. Several grants were given to support Muncie Action Plan Initiatives....more
Association of Fundraising Professionals Spirit of Philanthropy Award

The Ball Brothers Foundation awarded more than 50 grants that amount to more than $6M for their first grant making this year. Several grants were given to support Muncie Action Plan Initiatives....more
Plough Foundation Announces $4.4 Million Grants to Rhodes College
Foundation: Plough Foundation

Plough Foundation recently announced $4.4 million grants to Memphis-located Rhodes College. The grant money will go towards the renovation and expansion of the institution's science facilities....more


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A Social Enterprise Inspired by Charcoal

Greenchar, a social enterprise led by Tom Osborn, provides eco-friendly, smokeless, high energy and quality charcoal briquettes and clean cook stoves that allow individuals to save time, money and energy. Greenchar is an alternative energy source to charcoal and firewood used for cooking.


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